10 year long durational performance, on every 11th January
This work is performed annually on the anniversary of my arrival to Australia. Each year, I collect a series of objects to put in my bag of ‘colonial dreams’. They each represent distinct incidents that form my memories of racial trauma, migrant debt and migrant guilt. Each year I have this conversation between my migrant and assimilated self by activating various public spaces around Warrung/Sydney to reclaim the way trauma (de)constructs my identity. The residues from each performance form a ten year-long memoir.